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Week of December 2nd – 6th

Dear Parents, Last week in EY2, we continued to inquire into human interactions with nature as we created nature-inspired artwork. As they created still-life paintings of sunflowers and oil pastel drawings of pears, the children developed an appreciation for the … Continue reading

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Week of November 11th – 15th

Dear Parents, Last Monday, we celebrated Loy Krathong with our EY2 community. The children enjoyed making their own krathongs and taking part in some Thai singing and dancing. It was wonderful to see so many children dressed up for the … Continue reading

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Week of November 4th – 8th

Dear EY2 Families, Last week, we began tuning in to our new unit of inquiry, “Natural Interactions.” To begin to provoke thinking about the natural world, we invited children to go on a nature walk with their families and to … Continue reading

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Week of Oct. 15 – 18

Dear EY2 Families, We hope that everyone enjoyed the long weekend. Children have been telling us about the interesting ways you are spending your time together, helping us to build connections as we inquire into family relationships. To sort out … Continue reading

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Week of Sept. 30 – Oct. 4

Last week the children in EY2 met a new set of reading buddies from Ms. Jen’s grade 3 class. The third grade classes will be taking turns visiting us on Wednesday afternoons, so we are fortunate to have lots of … Continue reading

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Week of Sept. 16 – 18

Last week in EY2, the children continued to work on their self portraits, exploring personal identity and developing keen observation skills. They also¬†continued work on their family portraits, discussing the relationships within families and building vocabulary. We are learning about … Continue reading

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House Assembly

Tomorrow morning at 8am, we will attend our first House Assembly of the school year. Children are invited to wear their house shirts, and are reminded to arrive at school on time as we will be leaving the classroom promptly. … Continue reading

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Week of September 2nd – 6th

Dear Parents, Thanks so much to everyone who attended our coffee meeting this morning. It is wonderful to have such a supportive community! The slides from our presentation are now posted in the ‘Pages’ section of the blog (click on … Continue reading

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Community Building in EY2

¬†Dear Parents, Last week was a great kick-off for our year together in EY2! This year, we have decided that Ms. Nicole’s class A will be known as the Alligators, and Ms. Risa’s class B will be the Bears. Soon, … Continue reading

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